When Is A Horse Not A Horse?

Q: When is a horse not a horse?

A: When it is a . .

1. Foal (a newborn that has not been weaned):

foal

2. Weanling ( 6-12 months old):

weanling

3. Yearling ( 1-2 years):

yearling

4. Colt (male under 4 years old):

colt

5. Filly (female under 4 years old):

filly

6. Mare (female older than 4):

mare

7. Stallion (male older than 4):

stallion

8. Gelding (castrated male over 4):

gelding

9. Pony (a full-grown horse of 14.2 hands or less):

pony

Photo credits:

All pictures in Public Domain.

Foal by Vassil.

Colt by Double DM Ranch.

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